Candidates belonging to Rural area/region of Karnataka can claim reservation under Rural candidate category. 15% of seats will be reserved for such candidates.
What is a Rural area/region?
The rural region of Karnataka includes all places other than larger urban area, smaller urban area and transitional area as mentioned in the Karnataka Municipal Act.
15% of the Government seats will be reserved horizontally in favour of rural candidates who have studied for 10 full academic years from 1st Standard to10th Standard in educational institutions situated in places in the State of Karnataka other than larger urban area, smaller urban area or transitional area as mentioned in Karnataka Municipalities Act, 1964 or Karnataka No. ED 01 TEC 2002, Bangalore, dated 01‐02‐2002 and the eligibility criteria shall be as defined in the Karnataka Reservation of Appointments of Posts inthe Civil services of the State for Rural Candidates Act, 2000 (Karnataka Act 1of 2001). The candidates whose parents do not come under the creamy layer and the candidates who have studied TEN full academic years from 1stStandard to 10th Standard in places other than the places listed in this brochure will be eligible for claiming the benefit of Rural reservations.However, if the candidates have studied in these places from 1st to 10th standard before the date of notification as urban area, such candidates are eligible to claim rural reservation benefit.
Rural Study Certificate [Candiadtes who have studied in rural areas in Karnataka from 1st to 10th Std.] (Income limit Rs.6,00,000/-):
The candidates who claim seat under rural category will have to obtain a rural study certificate from the respective school / high school issued by the head of the institution which should be countersigned by the concerned Block Educational Officer (BEO) as per format shown below. General merit candidates who claims seat in rural category should also submit an income certificate issued from the concerned Tahasildar along with the rural study certificate as per format shown below.
Certificate to be Submitted
The candidates must submit a certificate with below prescribed format during the document verification of KCET 2018.
Rural Study Certificate
Rural Verification certificate
- The candidates whose parents come under creamy layer are not eligible to claim the benefit of rural reservation.
- If claiming Rural quota: - Rural Study Certificate from 1st to 10th std for Ten Complete Years must be submitted.
- If the place where the candidate had studied from 1st to 10th standard comes under rural area at the time of his / her studies, he / she will be eligible under rural quota, even though the same place has been declared as urban area in later days.
Places Which Do Not Come Under The Purview Of Rural Areas
|Sl.No||District Name||Places which do not come under the purview of rural areas||Year of Notification|
|1||Bangalore Urban(BBMP)||Municipal Limits of erstwhile BCC Bangalore and CMC & TMC inBangalore Urban District.
Bangalore, Yelahanka, Byatarayanapura, K. R. Puram, Bommanahalli, Dasarahalli, Pattanagere, Mahadevapura, Anekal, Kengeri and the following villages vide Notification UDD 92 MNY 2006 Dt.16-01-07.
Kudlu, Varanasi, Ambhalipura, Bellandur, Bellanduramanikere (B)(P),Devara Beesana Halli, Haralur, Kariyammana Agrahara, Chansandra,Kadugodi Plantation, Kumbeena Agrahara, Dasarahalli, Rachenahalli,Bilishivale, Byrathi, Doddakannalli, Junnasandra, Kaikondarahalli, Kasavanahalli, Gunjur, Hagadur, Nagondahalli.K. Channasandra, Kalkere, Amani Byrathikhane (B), Chalakere,Horamavu Agara, Geddalahalli, Kothnur Narayanapura, Kottanuru,Kylasanahalli, Chikkabellandur, Balagere, Panathur, Siddapura,Varthur, Kadabeesanahalli, Thanisandra, Horamavu, Bhoganahalli, Ramagondanahalli, Thubarahalli, Belathur, Sorahunise, NagareshwaraNagenahalli, Khanekandya (B), Pillaganahalli, Kammanahalli, Begur,Alahalli, Doddakallasandra, Basapura, Chikkthoguru, Doddathoguru(P), Gottegere, Ganakal, Gubbalalu, Vasanthapura, Uttarahalli,Anjanapura, Gollahalli, Kembathahalli, Thippasandra, Basavanapura, Kalena Agrahara, Yelenahalli, Lingadheeranahalli, Beratena Agrahara, Naganathapura, Parappana Agrahara, Subramanyapura, Sonnenahalli,Hosahalli, Raghuvanahalli, Uttarhalli Manavarthekaval (P), Vajarahalli,Talaghattapura, Arehalli, Thurahalli, Chandrasekarapura,Hemmigepura, Somapura, Varahasndra, Vaddara Palya, Herohalli,Ullalu, Abbigere, Chikkasandra, Shettihalli, Sidedahalli, ChikkaBettahalli, Kariobnahalli, Gidadakonenahalli, Handrahalli,Mayadarahalli, Dodda Bettahalli, Doddabidarakallu, Harohalli,Vasudevapura, Lingadeeranahalli (B), Bellahalli, Kattigenahalli,Srinivasapura, Thirumenhalli, Hosahalli – gollarapalya, Ananthapura, Govindapura, Kenchanahalli, Manchenahalli, Chokkanahalli.
|2||Bangalore Rural||Doddaballapura, Devanahalli, Hosakote, Vijayapura, Nelamangala.||1995-96|
|3||Ramanagaram||Ramanagaram, Channapattana, Kanakapura, Magadi.||1995-96|
|4||Mysore||Mysore, Nanjanagud, Hunsur, K.R. Nagara, Periyapatna, H. D. Kote, T.Narasipura, Bannur, Sargur||1995-96|
|5||Belgaum||Belgaum, Nippani, Gokak, Athani, Bailahongala, Chikkodi, Mudalagi,Ramadurga, Sankeshwara, Savadatti, Hukkeri, Khanapura, Konnur,Kudachi, Rayabagh, Sadalaga, Gokak Falls.||1995-96|
|6||Gulbarga||Gulbarga, Chittapura, Alanda, Sedam, Shahabad, Vadi, Gurumitkal,Jevargi, Chincholi, Afzalpur.||1995-96|
|7||Tumkur||Tumkur, Tiptur, Chikkanayakanahalli, Sira, Madhugiri, Kunigal,Pavagada, Koratagere, Turuvekere, Gubbi.||1995-96|
|8||Kolar||Kolar, Robertsonpet, Mulabagilu, Malur, Bangarpet, Srinivasapura.||1995-96|
|9||Chickaballapur||Chickaballapur, Chintamani, Gowribidanur, Gudibande,Shidlaghatta, Bagepalli||1995-96|
|10||Chitradurga||Chitradurga, Challakere, Hiriyur, Hosadurga, Holalkere, Molakalmur||1995-96|
|11||Davanagere||Davanagere, Harihara, Harapanahalli, Channagiri, Honnali, Jagalur||1995-96|
|12||Shimoga||Shimoga, Bhadravathi, Sagar, Shikaripura, Soraba, Hosanagara,Shiralakoppa, Thirthahalli, Jog-Kargal.||1995-96|
|13||Chamarajnagara||Chamarajnagara, Kollegala, Gundlupete, Yalandur, Hanur.||1995-96|
|14||Mandya||Mandya, Maddur, Malavalli, Srirangapatna, Pandavapura,Nagamangala, K. R. Pet.||1995-96|
|15||Hassan||Hassan, Holenarasipura, Channarayapatna, Sakaleshapura, Arasikere, Belur, Arakalagud, Aalur||1995-96|
|16||Chickamagalur||Chickamagalur, Kadur, Birur, Tarikere, Koppa, Shringeri,Narasimharajapura, Mudigere||1995-96|
|17||Udupi||Udupi, Karkala, Kundapura, Saligrama.||1995-96|
|18||Dakshina Kannada||Mangalore, Mudabidre, Puttur, Ullala, Bantwal, Belthangadi, Sullia,Mulki||1995-96|
|19||Bijapur||Bijapur, Indi, Muddebihal, Sindagi, Talikote, Basavanabagewadi||1995-96|
|20||Uttara Kannada||Karwar, Sirsi, Dandeli, Bhatkal, Kumta, Honnavara, Haliyala, Yallapura,Mundagoda, Siddapura, Ankola||1995-96|
|21||Bagalakote||Bagalakote, Rabakavibanahatti, Jamakhandi, Mudhol, Mahalingapura,Ilkal, Guledagudda, Hunagunda, Badami, Bilagi, Kerur, Teradal.||1995-96|
|22||Haveri||Haveri, Ranebennur, Hanagal, Byadagi, Savanur, Hirekerur, Shiggaon,Bankapur||1995-96|
|23||Gadag||Gadag, Betageri, Naragunda, Gajendragada, Lakshmeshwara,Mundaragi, Shirahatti, Naregal, Rona, Mulagunda.||1995-96|
|24||Dharwad||Dharwad, Hubli, Annigeri, Kundagola, Alnavara, Kalghatagi,Navalagunda.||1995-96|
|25||Raichur||Raichur, Manvi, Sindhanur, Lingasugur, Mudagal, Devadurga.||1995-96|
|26||Koppal||Koppal, Gangavathi, Kushtagi, Yalaburga||1995-96|
|27||Bidar||Bidar, Bhalki, Basavakalyana, Chitaguppa, Humnabad, Aurad.||1995-96|
|28||Bellary||Bellary, Hospet, Kampli, Huvinahadagali, Tekkalakote, Shiraguppa,Kotturu, Kamalapura, Kudlagi, Sandur.||1995-96|
|29||Kodagu||Madikeri, Somavarapet, Virajpet, Kushalnagar||1995-96|
|30||Yadgir||Shahapura, Shorapura, Yadagir||1995-96|